Category Archives for Coping With Teen and Adolescent Issues

How to Calm Down Anxiety for Busy Families

How to calm down anxiety is a hot topic these days! Americans are among the most stressed in the world, with 55% reporting they experienced a lot of stress the day before, according to a 2018 Gallup poll. Children, teens and young adults are feeling it too. 61% of college students said they felt “overwhelming…

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Cyber-Bullying, Our Children and Technology

“The world would be a better place without you”…  This was the final message 13-year-old Megan Meier would read before going upstairs to hang herself in her closet; a victim of cyber-bullying. 49-year-old Lori Drew, who lived down the street from the Meiers, had created a fake My Space account as 16-year-old “Josh.” She set out to bully and…

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Dealing With Teen & Adolescent Bullying

Bullying happens all the time. All too often, no one is doing anything to prevent it! She came home in tears, yet again.  My precious 12-year-old was being bullied and no one would do anything about it. My heart broke and I felt totally helpless.  We had moved across the country in the summer and when…

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